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The Abduction Club

The Abduction Club (2002)

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Based on actual events that took place in Waterford, Ireland, in the late 1700s, director Stefan Schwartz's romantic comedy-drama concerns itself with a group of abductors who kidnap usually willing young women in order to persuade them to wed. Set during an era where law dictates that the eldest sons inherit family estates and younger siblings are left to either enter the priesthood or the military, young noblemen decide to take matters into their own hands by abducting the young heiresses and

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Drama, Romance, Comedy

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All Critics (12) | Top Critics (3) | Fresh (2) | Rotten (3) | DVD (1)

The film rarely musters any great sense of passion or excitement.

August 21, 2002
Hollywood Reporter
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One of the most charming and original romantic comedies to emerge in decades.

September 1, 2002 Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine
Boxoffice Magazine

With female abduction a recurrent problem in modern society, this sort of caper leaves a nasty taste in the mouth.

July 18, 2002 Full Review Source: BBC.com
BBC.com

Audience Reviews for The Abduction Club

A romantic drama film about double of two young adults forming a new relationship with one another was released.
This film is quite strong from a dramatic standpoint as well.I can say that all the actors in this film are, as a whole, understated in their performances.
August 19, 2011
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    1. James Strang: I pity those who have never seen your face. How barren their dreams must be.
    – Submitted by Sumayyah A (2 years ago)
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